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Archives entomologiques, ou, Recueil contenant des illustrations d'insectes nouveaux ou rares (1857)

Author: Thomson, James, 1828-1897; Deyrolle, Henri; Mniszech, comte, fl. 1856-1857; Lucas, Pierre Hippolyte, 1815?-1899; Dufour, Léon, 1780-1865, ill; Laboulbène, Alexandre, 1825-1898, ill; Nicolet, Hercule, ill; Clergé, fl. 1857-1858, engraver; Corbié, engraver; Forget, fl. 1857-1858, engraver; Lebrun, Henri, fl. 1838, engraver; Rebuffet, fl. 1857-1858, engraver; Vaillant, Mme. Ve., colorist; Imp. Tourfaut, printer of plates; Félix Malteste et Cie, printer; Imprimerie de Mme. Ve. Bouchard-Huzard, printer
Volume: t. 1-2
Subject: Thomson, James, 1828-1897; Insects; Arachnida; Natural history
Publisher: Paris : Au Bureau du Trésorier de la Société entomologique de France
Year: 1857
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: French
Call number: 39088013952981
Digitizing sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor: Smithsonian Libraries
Collection: biodiversity; americana
Notes: Cullman Library (rare book); some plates have text and/or image slightly cut off
Scanfactors: 2

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No more published. See British Museum (Nat. Hist.) library catalog, v. 1, p. 57

Tome 2 has special t.p., which reads: Voyage au Gabon. Histoire naturelle des insectes et des arachnides recueillis pendant un voyage fait au Gabon en 1856 et en 1857 par M. Henry C. Deyrolle sous les auspices de MM. le comte de Mniszech et James Thomson, précédée de l'histoire du voyage par M. James Thomson ... Arachnides, par M. H. Lucas

The plates are signed by the illustrators Dufour, Laboulbène, and Nicolet; by the engravers Clergé, Corbié, Forget, Lebrun, and Rebuffet; by the printer of plates Imp. Tourfaut; and by the colorist Mme. Ve. Vaillant

Printers: t. 1, verso of t.p.: "Paris.--Imprimerie Félix Malteste et Cie. ...; t. 2, colophon: "Paris.--Imp. de Mme. Ve. Bouchard-Huzard ..."

Collation: t. 1. 514, [1] p., [1], XXI leaves of plates; t. 2. 469, [3] p., [1], XIV leaves of plates

Errata are listed on the final page of each tome

Includes bibliographical references and indexes

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration

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SCNHRB copy (t. 1, 39088013952981; t. 2, 39088013953302) has embossed stamp: Smithsonian Institution National Museum; accession no.: 148699 (both vols.)

SCNHRB copy has blue buckram library bindings with gilt-lettered spines and gray endpapers. Some plates have been closely cropped along their fore-edges. The half-title of t. 2 has been repaired with tape

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